Anse Fourmis is located on the east coast of La Digue, between Anse Banane and the remote Anse Caïman. The beach is mostly empty and is usually only for sunbathing or families who relax under the Takamaka trees, visited. La Digue is the third most populated island of the Seychelles, and fifth largest by land area, lying east of Praslin and west of Felicite Island. In terms of size it is the fourth largest granitic island of Seychelles after Mahé, Praslin and Silhouette Island. It has a population of 2,800 people, who mostly live in the west coast villages of La Passe (linked by ferry to Praslin and Mahé) and La Réunion.